FedEx orders four more 777 Freighters

FedEx placed a firm order with Boeing for four more 777 Freighters. The order (which does not change Boeing’s backlog, as it had previously been shown as from an “Unidentified Customer”) brings FedEx’s total firm 777F orders to 27. However, as well as the 27 units ordered directly from Boeing, FedEx has taken delivery of […]

What do the February cargo numbers tell us?

Note: The following article is expanded from the current issue of Cargo Facts Update. We encourage those of you who do not already subscribe to the weekly Update, and its companion the monthly printed Cargo Facts newsletter, to click here for more information.   As we have often pointed out, the fact that the Lunar New Year holiday (which shuts […]

Japan update and industry growth trends

Yesterday, Bob Dahl was featured in a conference call on the air cargo industry hosted by investment bank BB&T Capital Markets. Bob is the Managing Director of Air Cargo Management Group (ACMG, Cargo Facts’ parent) and has an unparalleled knowledge of our industry. BB&T has graciously agreed to have some of the call’s highlights shared […]

Boeing 747-8i comes to BFI

Four hours and twenty-six minutes after taking off at Everett, the 748i touched down at Boeing field to a waiting (and cheering) crowd. After taxiing down the full length of runway 31R, Capt. Mark Feuerstein and First Officer Paul Stemer slowed the aircraft to a halt in front of the south entrance to the Boeing […]

Lufthansa will order five 777Fs

Lufthansa Cargo (LHC) has chosen Boeing’s 777F as the path to an expanded main-deck freight operation, and has signed a tentative agreement to purchase five units with deliveries beginning in 2013. We note that the five units in the Lufthansa order are not among the seven units currently on order from unidentified customers, and once […]

Six 777 Freighters for Hong Kong Airlines

Note: The following article is excerpted from the current issue of Cargo Facts Update. We encourage those of you who do not already subscribe to the weekly Update, and its companion the monthly printed Cargo Facts newsletter, to click here for more information. China’s HAINAN AIRGROUP (HNA )signed a Memorandum of Understanding with BOEING for 38 aircraft, including six 777Fs […]

ACMG Adds 3 Senior Consultants

SEATTLE, WA- Three experienced aviation experts have joined Air Cargo Management Group as Senior Consultants, the company announced. The new Senior Consultants dramatically expand ACMG’s capabilities and geographic reach. The new Senior Consultants are: Steven Verhasselt, Wim Kuit, and Norman Hecht. ACMG is the publisher of CargoFacts.net. Mr. Verhasselt is ACMG’s Senior Consultant, Asia Pacific. […]

Contracts question

We are in the process of getting setup as a Cargo Drop Stations with some airlines. Does anyone know where I could source a generic contract to use for this purpose?
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